TEHRAN

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held talks in Tehran on Saturday with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, according to the official IRNA news agency.

The top Qatari diplomat arrived in the Iranian capital on Saturday, one day after the killing of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. drone airstrike in Iraq.

IRNA said Zarif and Abdulrahman held two rounds of talks, without giving any further details.

Speaking during the meeting, Zarif held the U.S. administration responsible for the consequences of Soleimani’s killing.

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